Tag: roman period

To Jerusalem: Pilgrimage Road Identified?

01/18 | Archaeologists Yotam Tepper and Yigal Tepper describe what they believe to be a stone road about 10 miles northwest of Jerusalem on which ancient Jews would make their Jerusalem pilgrimage.   Read more…

Posted in Ancient Israel.

Digs 2016: Passport to the Biblical World

12/14 | Each summer, volunteers from around the world come to Israel and Jordan to participate in archaeological digs. Grab your passport and join BAR as we visit four digs that will   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Topics.

2,200-Year-Old Duck-Shaped Shovel Unearthed in Ancient Galilee

12/10 | A Hellenistic-period bronze incense shovel whose handle is shaped like the head and neck of a duck was discovered during excavations just west of the Sea of Galilee in northern   Read more…

Posted in Ancient Israel, Daily Life and Practice.


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